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Re: installation problem

From: Martin Hepworth <maxsec_at_nospam>
Date: Sat Dec 31 2011 - 20:07:59 GMT
To: Steve Blinkhorn <>

Check you've only got one saupdate etc installed and you are calling the
saupdate associated with the spamassassin you are running. Ie check there's
not one installed from ports or as the base install if you hand installed a
version and vice versa


On Saturday, 31 December 2011, Steve Blinkhorn <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I just tried to install spamassassin: everything proceeded normally,
> AFAIK, but the basic "spamassassin -t' on the provided sample fails
> because no rules are found (line 400, which looks to my untutored eye
> like an all-purpose error-spitter). sa-update appears to run, and
> exits silently. There is a rules directory under the the directory
> where I ran the installation, and also under usr/pkg/share, and they
> are both populated with files which look relevant.
> I tweaked the script so as not to require rules, and it ran and
> produced output.
> NetBSD 4.01, working as root. What is amiss?
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